||The Next Generation
|Disc No :
|First Aired :
||18 Feb 1991
||Marc Scott Zicree
|Guest Cast :
||At one point calls a Malcorian a Marconian.
|Great Moment :
||The woman who wants to have sex with Riker.
|Body Count :
||Zero, although one Malcorian gets stunned and Riker almost dies.
||The Nurse role in this episode was written specially for longtime Trek fan Bebe Neuwirth.
||"I will have to say... this morning I was the leader of the universe as I knew it. This afternoon I am only a voice in a chorus. But I think it was a good day." - Chancellor Avel Durkem to Picard; on meeting aliens for the first time
Picard must tread delicately in a First Contact situation. But with an undercover Riker lying wounded in a Malcorian hospital, the Captain may have to sacrifice his first officer for the good of the mission.